By David M. S. Shaiken
Have you ever wondered how probate works in Connecticut? Here is a brief guide.
When someone who owns assets dies, an application to administer their estate in probate must be filed with the Probate Court within 30 days of their death.… Read More
On April 29, 2022, C. Scott Schwefel will speak at the American Bar Association, Real Property, Trust and Estate Law Section’s 34th Annual National CLE Conference in Dallas, Texas. Scott will present to a national audience in the program, “The Great Debate in Valuing Big Box Stores.”… Read More
Municipal revaluation are underway in Connecticut. If you are a property owner in these towns, you will soon receive a letter advising you of your new assessment. The list below is of municipalities currently conducting a town-wide/city-wide revaluation.… Read More
We are honored to announce Shipman, Shaiken & Schwefel, LLC attorney, Mark S. Shipman, was recently recognized by Best Lawyers as the 2022 “Lawyer of the Year” for Land Use and Zoning Litigation. … Read More
From April 21 to April 23, C. Scott Schwefel will be speaking at the American Bar Association’s Real Property, Trust and Estate Law Section’s 33rd Annual National CLE Conference. Scott will be speaking to a national audience on Covid-19’s Impact on the Real Estate Market and Its Implications for the Real Estate Attorney. … Read More
By David M. S. Shaiken
On March 27, 2021, President Biden signed into law the COVID-19 Bankruptcy Relief Extension Act. We have previously written that last year the debt limit for business debtors to file for Subchapter V, Chapter 11 bankruptcy relief had been temporarily increased to $7.5 million by The Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act (“CARES Act”).… Read More
By: Mark S. Shipman, Esq.
Adverse Possession vs. Prescriptive Easement vs. Acquisition.
Acquiescence and Adverse Possession are really the opposites of each other. A boundary acquiesced in for fifteen years cannot be restored. … Read More
Shipman, Shaiken & Schwefel, LLC started off the new year with a victory in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Hartford on behalf of its client, a chapter 7 bankruptcy trustee. In Novak v.… Read More
We are pleased to announce that Shipman, Shaiken & Schwefel, LLC has been ranked in the 2021 U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Law Firms” list regionally in 4 practice areas. … Read More